Other Resources

In addition to our incubators, courses, and events, here are some other resources to check out to support you at every stage of your entrepreneurial journey.

At the University of Toronto

  • Innovations & Partnerships Office

    The Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) helps build successful partnerships between industry, business, government, and the University of Toronto research community and manages U of T’s portfolio of intellectual property. The IPO office has guidebooks to help you get started:

    • The Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer outlines the essential elements of technology transfer at the U of T.

    • The University of Toronto Startup Guidebook is intended for U of T faculty, staff, and students interested in launching a start-up company based on intellectual property developed at the U of T. It is also a broad overview of the startup process and provides background on resources available for all U of T entrepreneurs.

  • Institute for Multidisciplinary Design & Innovation

    U of T’s Institute for Multidisciplinary Design & Innovation (UT-IMDI) provides remarkable opportunities for students to work on real-life projects with industry clients.

  • Lynda.com

    University of Toronto student, staff, and faculty members have access to Lynda.com, an online learning resource with high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized experts. Using your UTORid to log in, you may choose from more than 1,400 online self-paced courses that cover a wide range of topics, including business, IT, software, and design.

  • MADLab

    The MADLab is a student-centric facility, at the heart of the downtown campus, devoted to accelerating mobile software development at University of Toronto.

  • The Narwhal Project

    Read the Impact Centre’s research examining the root causes of Canada’s challenges in creating a world-leading innovation economy.

  • U of T Libraries

    University of Toronto Libraries supports campus entrepreneurs with proprietary databases and tools, custom research support, workshops, and more.

  • U of T Engineering

    U of T Engineering’s diverse and talented student population is the focus of our innovative teaching and degree programs, while its faculty members continue to define the critical issues in Canadian and global engineering research, technology development and commercialization.

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